Tesla slashes prices of its high-end Model S and Model X cars

Mail Online | 3/1/2019 | Annie Palmer;Cheyenne Macdonald For Dailymail.com
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Tesla has heavily discounted two of its high-end vehicles.

The electric car maker now sells long-range versions of the Model S sedan for $83,000, down from $96,000, and the Model X crossover SUV for $88,000, also down from $96,000.

Tesla - Thursday - Base - Version - Model

It comes after Tesla on Thursday released the long-awaited base version of the Model 3, which starts at $35,000.

In addition to slashing the long-range versions, the Model S Performance version now costs $99,000, compared to $112,000.

Performance - Version - Model - X - Cost

The Performance version of the Model X is now priced at $104,000 vs. a previous cost of $117,000.

Finally, Ludicrous Mode on the Model S and Model X costs $114,000 and $119,000, respectively.

Performance - Version - Teslas - 0-to-60mph - Speeds

Performance version enables Teslas to accelerate from 0-to-60mph at even faster speeds, while Ludicrous mode accelerates 0-to-60 time by 20 percent.

The Model S and the Model X have 270-mile and 295-mile ranges, respectively.

Tesla - Vehicle - Models - Result - Decision

Many have said Tesla was able to discount all vehicle models as a result of its decision to shutter physical stores.

Alongside its launch of the $35,000 Model 3, Tesla also said it was closing physical dealerships across the country and instead moving to online sales.

Sales - Cost - Efficiencies - Vehicle - Prices

'Shifting all sales online, combined with other ongoing cost efficiencies, will enable us to lower all vehicle prices by about 6 percent on average, allowing us to achieve the $35,000 Model 3 price point earlier than we expected,' the company wrote...
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